Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Major testing of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are looking for thousands of volunteers in the United States and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine 20 years from now – in hopes of better combating the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, cases increasing and global warming helping ticks expand their habitat. While a … Read more

What to know about Lyme disease, because it’s on the rise

What to know about Lyme disease, because it’s on the rise

Photo: heiko barth (Shutterstock) Lyme, the most famous tick-borne disease, is more common than ever, at least judging by health insurance data that includes Lyme diagnoses. Our friends at Gizmodo recently covered new data about the upside (sorry), which is roughly equal to CDC estimates. So what do you need to know to stay safe … Read more